top of page

Experience the New Liberal Arts at Hiram College

Since its founding in 1850, Hiram College has become one of the nation’s most respected liberal arts institutions.

Nestled in between Cleveland, Akron and Youngstown, Ohio, Hiram College is home for people with curious minds and passionate spirits. From its long legacy of distinguished alumni who have impacted history, to being the first College in Ohio to offer a 1:1 Apple mobile program, an experience at Hiram is unlike anywhere else, and each student’s experience is distinct.

Wherever your path takes you, a Hiram education ensures you’ll have the opportunity to discover your unique calling. The New Liberal ArtsTM at Hiram College integrates study, high-impact experiences, and mindful technology to offer you an unparalleled educational experience — one that will help you develop the 21st-centry skill set and mindset that employers seek. Hiram’s unique approach to education attracts students from throughout the United States and 20 foreign countries.

  • Choose from a broad range of majors and minors to pursue your interests, passions and goals.

  • Make connections with other students outside the classroom by participating in one of dozens of co-curricular activities, including Hiram’s 15 Division III athletics and Cheer and STUNT teams.

  • Experience the 12+3 Hiram Plan, a unique semester experience designed to prepare you for real-world learning. Here, you’ll take a traditional course load of three or four courses for 12 weeks, followed by a single, intensive course or hands-on learning experience for the final three weeks of each semester.

  • Broaden your viewpoints by participating in internships, study abroad, and faculty-guided research opportunities through Hiram Connect, including exchange program opportunities to Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya in Israel; John Cabot University in Rome, Italy; Bogazici University and Istanbul Aydin University in Istanbul, Turkey; Kanda University and Kansai Gaidai University in Japan.

  • Enjoy more personalized academic attention in smaller classes and develop faculty relationships that will last a lifetime.

  • Gain valuable lessons about environmental sustainability and an appreciation of the outdoors at Hiram’s 550-acre James H. Barrow Biological Field Station, located just three miles from campus and Northwoods Field Station, located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

  • Kick-start your academic pathway with the direct-admittance nursing program and partnerships with local medical schools for other health-related careers.

  • Capture, connect and reflect on life-changing ideas, feelings, images and questions using your iPad Pro as part of Hiram’s Tech and Trek mobile technology program.

Concerned about affordability? Hiram College offers affiliation grants and merit scholarships ranging from $500 to full tuition, renewable for up to four years. The admission staff considers all applicants for merit scholarships based on academic excellence, extracurricular distinction, personal motivation and character.

In fact, Hiram College has been ranked nationally and regionally for affordability and excellence in the liberal arts. The College is one of only 13 percent of colleges nationwide with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most prestigious undergraduate honor society in the U.S. In addition, Hiram ranked among the best liberal arts colleges in the country by U.S. News & World Report and Washington Monthly in 2018; was recognized among the best colleges in the Midwest by The Princeton Review in 2017; and ranked among the top colleges in the nation based on affordability and productivity by Forbes in its 2017 top colleges list. Hiram is also recognized as a College of Distinction by national college rating guide, Colleges of Distinction for its high-impact education practices, highly-engaged students, quality education, vibrant community and successful outcomes.

As a Hiram student, you won’t be just like everyone else. You’ll become a person who can answer tough questions, solve complex problems, and communicate your thoughts and ideas. You’ll excel in your chosen field of study, while acquiring the broad skills you need to make a mark on the world.

Learn more about how The New Liberal Arts is inspiring students at Hiram College at or schedule a visit to its beautiful campus! Go to or call 1-800-362-5280.

bottom of page